In another attack on conservation, members of Congress are pushing two bills that would increase logging in national forests, ultimately removing habitat that is essential for recovery after a wildfire.
Climate change is forcing many species to embark on a mass exodus out of their native habitats. Sometimes they’re able to find refuge in new areas that can support their biological needs, but sometimes there’s just nowhere to run.
As of March 1, cuts – known as sequestration – will be affecting every federal agency, including the National Park Service, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Forest Service and other environmental agencies.
There's something magical about the woods -- places that offer chances to hike, fish, and marvel at the wonder of nature. It can even inspire people to get in touch with the inner-artist that lives within us all.